Alliphis, Halbert, 1923

Mašán, Peter & Halliday, Bruce, 2010, Review of the European genera of Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata) and the species occurring in Slovakia 2585, Zootaxa 2585, pp. 1-122: 26

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5312242

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5312242

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scientific name

Alliphis
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Key to European species of the genus Alliphis   (males)

1. Posterior dorsal shield with five pairs of J-series setae, with an extra pair present between J2 and J5; length of dorsal shield 413–437 µm ........................................................................................ Alliphis siculus ( Oudemans 1905)   (p. 33)

- Posterior dorsal shield with four pairs of J-series setae, without an extra pair between J2 and J5............................... 2

2. Legs without spurs; peritreme long, anterior end reaching level between setae j2 and z1........................................... 3

- Legs with a spur on femora II and IV (rarely absent from femur IV) ( Figs 42, 43, 81, 82); peritreme shorter, anterior end reaching level between setae z1 and s2.................................................................................................................. 4

3. Peritrematal shields smooth, without sculptural lines; smaller species, length of sterno-genital shield less than 160 µm, width of anal shield less than 70 µm, length of dorsal shield 335–355 µm............................................................. ........................................................................................................................... Alliphis phoreticus Mašán 1994   (p. 32)

- Peritrematal shields with a sculptural pattern of two longitudinal lines in posterior part; larger species, length of sterno-genital shield more than 160 µm, width of anal shield more than 75 µm, length of dorsal shield 370–395 µm. ..................................................................................................................................................... Alliphis halleri   (p. 26)

4. Peritremes short, anterior ends reaching only slightly beyond setae s2; dorsocentral j-series setae longer: j2-j4 more than 22 µm long; four post-genital sclerites present; length of dorsal shield 350–395 µm ............................................ ............................................................................................................................. Alliphis kargi Arutunian 1991   (p. 29)

- Peritreme longer, anterior end reaching almost to seta z1; dorsocentral j-series setae shorter: j2-j4 less than 22 µm long; post-genital sclerites absent; length of dorsal shield 340–405 µm ...... Alliphis necrophilus Christie 1983   (p. 30)